Politics & Government

October 31, 2008 2:41 PM

A big Obama win could give him a mandate to govern

If McCain pulls off a come-from-behind victory, polling suggests that it's likely to be a narrow one, so McCain's prospects for claiming a mandate look slim. But a victory for Obama, especially if he wins traditionally Republican states by healthy margins, could give him the leverage to push ahead with big promised changes.

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